Australian man stops arrow with his mobile phone

Miracle Mobile Australian Man’s Life Saved When Cell Phone Stops Flying Arrow                New South Wales Police

When the unarmed man raised his phone to take a photo of what was unfolding, the would-be William Tell allegedly fired the arrow, which pierced through the phone screen, causing the device to hit the victim's chin.

The attacker then fired an arrow but it hit the resident's smartphone and pierced it.

The 43-year-old arrived home at his Nimbin property at 9am on Wednesday morning and got out of his auto.

The police statement did not identify the model of the phone.

A 43-year-old Australian man's mobile phone was the only thing that stood between him and a pointy arrow during an attack in Australia Wednesday morning, according to police. A man in New South Wales in Australia seems to have discovered an extra bonus feature of his phone: the ability to stop an arrow.

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Police later arrived and arrested the attacker, who was aged 39.

He was taken to Nimbin Police Station and charged with armed with intent to commit an indictable offense, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and malicious damage.

It caused a small laceration but the man was otherwise unharmed.

He was refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court on April 15.

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